6 Best North Myrtle Beach Fishing Charters

When you’re looking for the ultimate angling adventure and not sure what to start, the destination is simple. The Grand Strand offers some of the best saltwater fishing on the East Coast. Perhaps the best place to set sail along the shores of the Atlantic is from the coast of North Myrtle Beach (NMB), South Carolina.  

This thriving beach town offers a plethora of options targeting all different species of saltwater catches. From deep-sea excursions to targeting prize game fish to inshore trips casting lines in unspoiled estuaries, NMB offers charters to suit every angler’s preference and skill level. 

When your done doing causal fishing off Cherry Pier and are ready to reel in the big one, it’s time to hit the open seas. We’ve narrowed down some of the best charters in NMB and rounded up the details of what they offer. So book your NMB vacation home and get ready to catch dinner! 

Reel Action Fishing Charters

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  • Address: 1525 13th Ave N North Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Phone Number: (843) 222-3138
  • Charters Offered: Shark fishing, jetty fishing, deep sea fishing, and inshore fishing.

Real Action Fishing Charters has been reeling in big catches along the Grand Strand for many years. Their knowledgeable captains are well-versed in how to put you on the fish. Their base rates for charters start at $500 at the time of publishing. 

Offering three different Carolina Skiffs to choose from, Reel Action can accommodate up to 5 people (4 adults + 1 child) per boat. They pride themselves on providing a private fishing experience and welcome families to join them. Children eleven and under are free with an adult accompanying them.  

Little River Fishing Fleet

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  • Address: 1903 Highway 17 S North Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Phone Number: (843) 249-1100
  • Charters Offered: Offshore fishing, Gulf Stream trips, private fishing charters, and shark & bottom fishing.

Little River Fishing Fleet has been serving the Grand Strand since 1985 and offers a variety of fishing trips to suit every size and budget. Little River offers five different charter boats that accommodate various groups of sizes. 

Their largest boats hold up to 30 guests, while the smallest boats provide a more intimate setting and accommodate just six anglers. Trips with Little River start as low as $56 per person. 

Little River also offers additional aquatic adventures for your trip. You can embark on scuba diving excursions to explore wrecks from the Civil War and World War II and various coastal reef systems. If you’re looking to experience some of the ocean’s friendliest creatures in their native habitat, Little River also offers dolphin tours. 

North Myrtle Beach Fishing Charters 

  • Address: 2201 Little River Neck Rd. North Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Phone Number: (843) 907-0064
  • Charters Offered: Inshore fishing, nearshore fishing, shark fishing, deep sea fishing, Gulf Stream fishing.

North Myrtle Beach Fishing Charters offers mid-sized charters with boats accommodating up to 15 guests. Their seasoned, local captains offer over 40 years of fishing experience in the area waters and know all the best fishing spots! Trip prices vary depending on the size of the group, with pricing starting at $500 for 1-3 people. 

Additionally, North Myrtle Beach Fishing Charters offers fishing instructional trips where first-time and beginning anglers can learn the foundations and techniques necessary to reel in the big ones. Visitors interested in exploring the natural history of the area may enjoy embarking on a private eco-tour and exploring the natural wonders of the Grand Strand. 

Sea J’s Fishing Charters

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  • Address: 2201 Little River Neck Rd. North Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Phone Number: (910) 664-6442
  • Charters Offered: Deep Sea Fishing Charters, Offshore Fishing, Inshore Fishing Charters, River Fishing, Shark Fishing

Sea J’s Fishing Charters is a smaller fishing enterprise with one boat capable of accommodating up to five guests. The owner, Capt. Justin is a seasoned angler with years of experience spent mastering fishing techniques that he’ll gladly share along the trip. In addition, setting sail with him provides peace of mind as he’s also CPR/First Aid certified. 

Prices start at $600 for inshore trips (up to five people) at the time of publication and vary depending on size and type of charter. Sea J’s also offers freshwater fishing off the Little River for those looking to target some different species of fish frequenting this area. 

Voyager Deep Sea Fishing & Dolphin Cruises

  • Address: 1525 13th Ave N North Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Phone Number: (843) 353-6683
  • Charters Offered: Gulf Stream Fishing, Offshore Fishing, Inshore Fishing, Shark Fishing, Bottom Fishing

Voyager Deep Sea Fishing is a larger fishing venue offering lots of different options for anglers of all skill levels, with larger boats able to accommodate up to 132 passengers. Trips with Voyager start as low as $40 per person at the time of publication.

 These large vessels also provide additional comforts that smaller boats cannot, including fully air-conditioned and heated salons, restrooms on board, and some of the most modern electronics and safety equipment available. 

In addition to fishing charters, Voyager also offers Dolphin Cruises where you can set off in search of the friendliest creatures in the Atlantic Ocean! They also offer special seasonal trips like the Christmas Regatta Boat Parade and their annual Fireworks cruise. 

Wise Fishing Charters

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  • Address: 2120 Sea Mountain Hwy North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
  • Phone Number: (843) 251-9589
  • Charters Offered: Offshore fishing, inshore fishing, shrimp trawling, shark fishing

Wise Fishing Charters is a family-owned charter specializing in big shark fishing. Operated out of Harbourgate Marina, Wise Fishing offers half-day and full-day charters on its 32-foot fishing vessel. 

Their boat accommodates smaller parties and keeps you busy from the time you leave the marina. Whether it’s trolling on the way out or bottom-feeding in deeper waters, Wise Charters knows how to put you on the fish! 

Fish You’ll Catch in North Myrtle Beach

Its location adjacent to the Gulf Stream makes the waters along North Myrtle Beach teem with all sorts of species of fish. 

In NMB, you’ll have a chance to reel in all types of fish. We’ve listed some of the most commonly caught fish below, including the prime fishing season where you’re most likely to catch them:  

  • Flounder (spring and fall)
  • Reddrum/redfish (year-round, peaking in Spring and Fall)
  • Spotted seatrout (spring, summer and fall)
  • Spanish mackerel (late spring to early fall)
  • King mackerel (spring to fall, peaking in summer)
  • Black sea sass (year-round, peaking in spring and fall)
  • Sheepshead (year-round, peaking in summer)
  • Cobia (spring to fall, peaking in summer)
  • Bluefish (spring to fall)
  • Mahi mahi (spring to fall, peaking in summer)
  • Flounder (Spring and Fall)
  • Snapper (year-round, peaking in summer)
  • Grouper (late spring to early fall)
  • Black drum (spring and fall)
  • Sharks (year-round, peaking in summer)

Book Your Next Fishing Adventure in North Myrtle Beach!   

Whether you’re looking to spend a four hour trip with a line in the seas or book a day trip spending the full day on the open water, you’ll find plenty of options in the North Myrtle Beach area. 

One thing is for sure, after a long day fishing, you’re going to want nothing more than to kick back and relax. You’ll find no better spot to do this than your Grand Strand rental. So contact us today, and let us start planning your next fishing adventure! 

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